Travel to Raseborg without a car

Welcome to the versatile and beautiful Raseborg, located about an hour away from both Helsinki and Turku. Want to visit Raseborg without travelling by car? No problem. Hop on a train, a bus or a bike and come to Raseborg! Here are some examples of what a trip to Raseborg could look like. You can extend your visit by staying at one of our fine hotels or cottages.

Before you start to plan your visit to Raseborg without a car, it is important to know that traffic-related digital services do not recognize a stop called Raseborg. When you buy tickets online, you should choose e.g. Karis (Finnish: Karjaa), Ekenäs (Finnish: Tammisaari) or Fiskars (Finnish: Fiskari) as a destination. Here follows some examples of how to get to some popular destinations in Raseborg without a car.

Helsinki-Ekenäs

Turku-Ekenäs

Helsinki-Fiskars

Turku-Fiskars

To Raseborg Castle

Helsinki-Ekenäs

By train (Monday-Sunday)

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At Helsinki central railway station, the train going towards Turku usually leaves from platform 12. Get on the train heading towards Turku at 8:37 am. After a 50-minute train ride, get off the train when the train arrives at Karis railway station in Raseborg at 9:31. At Karis railway station, walk through the tunnel towards the station and come up beside track 2 next to the station house. Further on, past the station house you can see track 1, dedicated to regional train traffic between Karis, Ekenäs and Hanko. Go to the regional train, which departs at 9:39. Its end destination is Hanko, but it also stops at Ekenäs railway station in Raseborg where you hop off after a 12-minute ride. Now you have arrived in the beautiful Ekenäs.

Train timetables and tickets.

By bus (Monday-Thursday)

The bus to Ekenäs departs from Kamppi bus station in Helsinki at 9:45 am Mondays-Thursdays during the summer. Get on the Ampers bus heading towards Hanko, which usually departs from platform 16. The bus ride takes about 1 hour and 40 minutes, so you’ll arrive in Ekenäs in Raseborg at 11:25. In Ekenäs, the bus stops at Ekenäs bus station, next to the railway station.

Bus routes, timetables and tickets.

Raseborg without a car: Ekenäs

You are now in Ekenäs in Raseborg, at Järnvägsgatan. Opposite the railway station and bus station where you arrived, you will see, among other things, an S-Market. If you follow Torngatan that goes past the store, you’ll come to Stationsvägen. If you follow Stationsvägen up the hill you will reach Ekenäs center. The road leads into Ekenäs pedestrian street and to town square. At the town square you can continue down to the harbour, the beach, the park and its restaurants, cafes and more. You can also walk to Ekenäs Old Town and walk through the small streets, see Ekenäs Church and enjoy the small-town idyll. To the west of the town square is Raseborg museum and Raseborg’s tourist info. More tips on what to see and do in Ekenäs during a day visit.

You can also travel from Ekenäs to its neighbouring rural areas of Tenala or Snappertuna, where the mighty Raseborg’s Castle ruins can be visited. A fun way to get to these areas is for instance by bike. Bicycle rental points and more tips on cycling in Raseborg.

Journey home

The regional train from Ekenäs railway station to Karis railway station leaves at 18:07 and arrives in Karis at 18:20. At the train station train back towards Helsinki soon departs at 18:28 from track 2.

If you prefer to return by bus, the bus leaves from Ekenäs bus station at 15:30 and arrives at Kamppi bus station in Helsinki at 16:55.

Turku-Ekenäs

By train (Monday-Sunday)

From Turku railway station, the train departs to Helsinki at 8:17 am. This train stops at Karis railway station in Raseborg at 9:28. Get off the train at the station and walk along the platform past the station building. You can then see track 1 in front of you. From track 1 the regional train departs to Ekenäs at 9:39. Its end destination is Hanko, but it also stops at Ekenäs railway station in Raseborg where you hop off after a 12-minute ride. Now you have arrived in beautiful Ekenäs.

Train timetables and tickets.

Bus routes between Turku and Ekenäs are unfortunately not available.

Read more about activities in Ekenäs and its surrounding areas under “In Ekenäs“.

Helsinki-Fiskars

Fiskars Village, photo Ahmed Alalousi

To Raseborg without a car (by train + bus Monday-Friday)

To get to Fiskars in Raseborg from Helsinki, you should get on the train at Helsinki central railway station at 8:37 am. The train usually departs from platform 12. The train heads towards Turku, and stops at Karis railway station in Raseborg after a 50-minute train ride. Get off at Karis railway station, where the train arrives at 9:31 am. Follow the sign in the tunnel towards the city center and the bus station. At the end of the tunnel, you’ll see the bus station in front of you. At platform 1 the bus that will take you to Fiskars arrives at 9:40 am. Get on the bus, and after traveling for about 20 minutes, the bus arrives at Fiskars Village center at 10:00. You are now at the town square in Fiskars.

Journey home

At 15:05 the bus departs back from Fiskars bus stop at the town square to Karis travel center. You’ll be at Karis bus station at 15:25. The train back to Helsinki leaves one hour later at 16:28. While waiting for the train, take the opportunity to walk around the city center and explore what Karis has to offer. Maybe afternoon coffee at a local cafe, or a check out some shops or flea markets?

Make your way back to the travel center by going through the tunnel, and then up to track 2, where the train to Helsinki usually departs. Have a nice travel home, and welcome back!

Summer 2020: By train + bus (Monday-Sunday)

Fiskars Village arranges a shuttle bus from Karis railway station to Fiskars every day during summer 27.6-16.8.2020.

A trip to Fiskars from Helsinki during a summer day could for instance look like this:

Start from Helsinki central railway station at. 11:37 am. Get on the train, which usually departs from track 12, and travel for about 55 minutes. You’ll arrive at Karis railway station in Raseborg at 12:31 at track 3. Go through the tunnel and follow the signage towards the railway station. At the end of the tunnel, next to the track, the Fiskars Village shuttle bus awaits passengers, departing at 12:35. The bus will take you directly to Fiskars Village, where you will arrive after a short 20-minute bus ride. You are now at Fiskars Village center.

Journey home

The shuttle bus departs from Fiskars bus stop at Åkerraden 6, at 18:05 pm. The bus takes you to Karis railway station. The train back to Helsinki leaves at 18:28 from track 2. Have a nice trip home and welcome back again! 

Train timetables and tickets.

NOTE! Tickets to the Fiskars shuttle bus can only be booked through Fiskars Village website.

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Raseborg without a car: Fiskars

Fiskars Village is a small but culturally and historically very rich village. Fiskars Village is known as a center of Finnish design and art. More about Fiskars Village and its attractions on Fiskars Village website.

Fiskars is blooming with wonderful, small craft shops, cafes and restaurants. You will find them along Fiskarsvägen next to the river, as well as on the smaller streets next to the town square. At Åkerraden you can visit Fiskars Museum, where you can get acquainted with the village and its history through themed exhibitions, time travel, workshops and events. In addition, we recommend for those interested in art to look into Onoma‘s art exhibition.

Turku-Fiskars

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To Raseborg without a car (by train Monday-Friday)

The journey from Turku to Fiskars in Raseborg starts at Turku railway station. Hop on the train heading towards Helsinki, which departs at 8:17 am. After approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes of train ride, get off the train at Karis railway station in Raseborg, where the train arrives at 9:28. At the platform, go down to the tunnel and follow the signs pointing towards the city center and towards the bus station. At the end of the tunnel, you’ll see the bus station in front of you. At platform 1, the bus that will take you to Fiskars arrives at 9:40. Get on the bus, and travel for about 20 minutes, the bus arrives at Fiskars city center at 10:00. You are now at the town square in Fiskars in Raseborg.

Train timetables and tickets.
Bus routes, timetables and tickets.

Read more about what to see and do in Fiskars under the headline “In Fiskars“, and on Fiskars Village website.

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Journey home

At 15:05 the bus departs back from Fiskars bus stop at the town square to Karis travel center. You’ll arrive at Karis bus station at 15:25. Go through the tunnel towards the train station and up to track 3, where the Turku trains usually depart. You don’t have to wait long until the train arrives at 15:32. Get on the train and have a nice journey home. Welcome back to Raseborg!

Summer 2020: By train + bus (Monday-Sunday)

Fiskars Village arranges a shuttle bus from Karis railway station to Fiskars every day during summer 27.6-16.8.2020.

A trip to Fiskars from Turku during a summer day could for instance look like this:

Start from Turku railway station at 11:10 am on Saturday or Sunday. You arrive at Karis railway station in Raseborg at 12:31 at track 2. Next to the track, near the old-fashioned locomotive, the Fiskars Village shuttle bus awaits passengers, departing at 12:35. The bus will take you directly to Fiskars Village, where you will arrive after a short 20-minute bus ride. You are now at Fiskars Village center.

Journey home

The shuttle bus departs from Fiskars bus stop at Åkerraden 6, at 18:05 pm. The bus takes you to Karis railway station. The train back to Turku leaves at 18:32 from track 3. Have a nice trip home and welcome back again! 

Train timetables and tickets.

NOTE! Tickets to the Fiskars shuttle bus can only be booked through Fiskars Village website.

Summer 2020: Transport to Raseborgs Castle (Wednesdays & Saturdays)

During July, you can visit Raseborg Castle by taxibus on Wednesday and Saturdays. The transport leaves from both Karis railway station, and Ekenäs. It arrives at Raseborg Castle in time for you to take part in the guided tour at 14 if you want to. Note, that the tickets must be reserved beforehand.

Karis – Raseborg Castle without a car

The transport is schedules to match the trains from Helsinki and Turku, arriving to Karis railway station around 12:30 on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The bus leaves from the parking next to the old locomotive at Karis railway station at 12:40. The bus leaves from Raseborg castle at 16:00 and returns you to Karis railway station. The train back to Helsinki leaves at 16:28, and the train to Turku at 16:32.

Ekenäs – Raseborg Castle without a car

You can book the transport to Raseborg castle from Ekenäs on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 13:30. Inform the driver when booking where you would like to be picked up in Ekenäs center. At Raseborg castle you will have about 3 hours to spend before the bus take you back o Ekenäs at 17:00.  

Booking and more information via Raseborg Castle webstore.

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More travelling destinations in Raseborg.

More ways to travel to and in Raseborg, and information for planning your journey.